TE Jones Passes Away
Star of the 1950s passes away aged 80.
It is with great sadness that Everton has learned of the passing away of Tommy 'TE' Jones.
He passed away at the age of 80 after a long battle with illness.
He enjoyed an 11-year career at Goodison in the 1950s and early 1960s.
T.E. forged a career as a solid and dependable defender and was appointed club captain in 1957, seven years after his debut.
Originally employed as a left back, but then moving to the centre of defence, he made a total of 411 appearances for the Toffees.
Tommy was a member of the side that were relegated in 1951, but came up again three years later. A shattered kneecap forced him to retire from football in 1961, at the age of 31.
He remained a regular visitor to Goodison and was also part of the Everton Former Players Foundation.
The thoughts of everyone at Everton are with Tommy's friends and family.